What is your goal in life?

What is your goal in life? Will you be adding value to your life? Or anybody else’s life?

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Drew Dudley says that our society teaches the “game” – the rules, perspectives, and expectations, for school, work, and life. He hypothesises that this interferes with leadership and happiness. His advice on how to win the game: “Please don’t play that game.” Choose to live in an economy of abundance rather than one of scarcity. Add value, says Drew, and satisfaction will follow.

The former Coordinator of one of the largest university leadership development programs in Canada, Drew Dudley nevertheless embraces the idea that “leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.”

In Drew’s current role as the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Nuance Leadership Inc., he works with organisations around the world to empower people to increase their leadership capacity.

Drew has spoken to over 100,000 people around the world and been featured on The Huffington Post, Radio America, Forbes.com, and TED.com, where his “TED talk” has been voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time” and viewed over 1.5 million times.

His work with some of Canada’s largest schools, corporations and government agencies has led to him being called “one of the most motivating and inspiring speakers on leadership out there right now” (Dr. Brian Harrington, Oxford University).

About TEDx, x = independently organised event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organised events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organised TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organised.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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